痛苦

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See also: 苦痛

Chinese[edit]

ache; pain; sorrow
 
bitter; intensely; miserable; painful
simp. and trad.
(痛苦)
anagram 苦痛

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

痛苦

  1. painful (in the body or mind); sore; aching; excruciating
    減少痛苦 / 减少痛苦  ―  jiǎnshǎo tòngkǔ  ―  to reduce suffering
    發出痛苦呻吟 / 发出痛苦呻吟  ―  fāchū tòngkǔ de shēnyín  ―  to moan in pain
  2. (figuratively, of a lesson, etc.) profound; bitter

Synonyms[edit]

  • (painful): 痛楚 (tòngchǔ)